locate Layer Wood
A mainly deciduous wood consisting of Birch, Beech, Hornbeam, Oak, Aspen and a few Sweet Chestnut, Larch and pine's.
locate Canvey Wick
Habitats developed on silt and sand dredgings since 1970s. Complex mosaic of flower rich herbaceous vegetation, lichen heath, seasonally wet areas, some with saline influence, scrub and ditches.
locate Bradwell-on-Sea Cockle Spit Reserve
An important area of shell shingle spits with an important invertebrate fauna.
locate East Tilbury Silt Lagoons
Silt lagoons dating from the late 1970s/early 1980s (still too wet to walk on in 1985), now mostly dry sandy and gravelly grassland with areas of lichen heath and a certain amount of scrub invasion, adjacent to saltmarsh by River Thames.
locate Springfields or Orsett Camp Quarry
Old sand pit with excellent acid grassland/heathland regeneration
locate Ingrebourne Valley
The best remaining river valley marshland in Greater London, with other important habitats adjacent or nearby including some excellent brownfield and Thames Terrace Grassland areas.
locate Hales Wood
Hales Wood is an ancient, coppice-with-standards wood situated on the Chalky Boulder Clay of north-west Essex. It supports a rich assemblage of plants and animals, including the Oxlip.
locate Broom Hill, West Tilbury
Shallow sand/gravel pit at top into Thames Terrace and unimproved grassland scarp grazed by horses and rabbits